Principal Oboe, Dallas Opera
Gina Ford is Principal Oboe of The Dallas Opera. She has previously performed with the Utah Symphony, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony, and Dallas Chamber Symphony. Gina has also enjoyed performing at festivals including Bravo! Vail, Spoleto, Music Academy of the West, National Repertory Orchestra, Banff Centre, National Orchestral Institute, and the Round Top Festival Institute.
Ms. Ford received her Masters degree from Rice University as a student of Robert Atherholt, and her BM Oboe Performance and BA Psychology at Southern Methodist University as a student of Erin Hannigan. She is a native of Ft. Worth, TX where she studied with oboist Jane Owen. Ms. Ford’s album, Encounters, will be released in 2019 by the University of Texas at Arlington, where she serves as Adjunct Professor of Oboe.